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Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brodie is hanging around

Brodie is hanging around

Notorious villain in musicals make-over:

A musical about Deacon Brodie the notorious 18th century Edinburgh town councillor and locksmith who turned thief by night, is to get a second revival this week in Portobello.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Grave comedy for Church Hill

Grave comedy for Church Hill

EPT present Menchell favourite:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with four performances of Ivan Menchell’s late Eighties comedy The Cemetery Club.

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
EUSC take on the Shrew

EUSC take on the Shrew

New look at Shakespeare’s troubling work:

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is this week taking on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew – a tricky choice given the misogyny which underpins its comedy, but one which the company is tackling head on.

March 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
SLO’s Fair Lady

SLO’s Fair Lady

My Fair Lady seen in Southern Light:

Southern Light is bringing a new production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady to the King’s from Tuesday 5 March 2019, and promise a 21st century feel to a story which is over a century old.

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Double immersion

Double immersion

No bystanders in immersive show:

Edinburgh’s innovative Civil Disobedience marks LGBT History month with a three night run at Assembly Roxy – to Saturday 23 Feb – of its part drag, part interactive cabaret, part provocation: Jock Tamson’s Bairns.

February 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Barrie’s Midsummer reckoning

Barrie’s Midsummer reckoning

Threepenny Theatricals take on JM Barrie’s “Peter Pan for Adults”:

Edinburgh amateur company Threepenny Theatricals is stepping up a gear for its second outing as it brings JM Barrie’s Dear Brutus to the Church Hill Theatre for four performances from Thursday 7 Feb 2019.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Facing the Music

Facing the Music

Dance is the way to do it:

This week there is an extravaganza of dance up at the Church Hill Theatre. Let’s Face the Music and Dance is both a celebration of all things rhythmic and a huge personal statement for its founder, Janice Bruce.

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Motown’s in town

Motown’s in town

Motown musical does much more than sing the hits:

Big of voice and oh so slick in presentation, the West End production of Motown the Musical – which is now on UK tour and hitting the Playhouse for a three week run – was everything I had expected.

November 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Gang Show Time!

It’s Gang Show Time!

The Gang is back at the King’s:

The Christmas lights might be busting out all over, but here at Æ, we don’t really believe that the Christmas season starts until the Edinburgh Gang Show hits the stage of the King’s.

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More